Capturing Lives Through Photography
Curriculum|December 16, 2019
Capturing Lives Through Photography
Rupal Dalal, Executive Director JD Institute of Fashion Technology. New Delhi

What do Neil Armstrong Wlanding on the Moon, the birth of a child or a wedding ceremony have in common? …In case you are still wondering it's the “Moment” of incidence, the events that eventually becomes the part of history, whether personal, or for the mankind as a whole. As most of would agree, life not about the no of breaths you take, rather it is the number of “moments” that take your breath away. Photography as a creative medium possesses the extraordinary power to freeze these such moments, however insignificant or big, and turn these into an accumulation of memories which may have an everlasting impact on us for the rest of our lives.

A photo says a thousand words. Capturing lives through photographs/images is somewhat incredibly precious, irreplaceable and magical at the same time. People may use the art of photography for a number of reasons including storytelling-

a. A father may take the first photo of his newborn child or a wife may capture a moment of her daughter taking the first steps freeze it for eternity.


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December 16, 2019